Distribution: Fire, EMS, and Ambulance agencies
Regarding: AEP street work
Location Affected: OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
Dates Affected: May 25-June 8, 2-16
Hours affected: Approximately 0900-1500 daily
AEP will be performing work in the center of the intersection at South 6th Avenue and Chapel Alley from May 25-June 8, 2016 from approximately 0900-1500 each day. They will have a box truck and barricades in the intersection directly in front of the ambulance entrance. AEP advises that traffic may still enter the ambulance bays from both the north and south. However, lane width may be limited from the south, but should be unaffected from the north. If possible, consider entering the ED area from E State S.
For information, contact:
Mark Huckaby, EMS Operations Coordinator
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center was recently awarded the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s 2016 Get with the Guidelines® –Stroke Gold Plus Award, the highest award possible from the organization.
Hospitals receiving the Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating stroke patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for 12 consecutive months. In addition, those hospitals have demonstrated 75 percent compliance to seven out of ten stroke quality measures during the 12-month period.
The awards recognize OhioHealth’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations. The Get with the Guidelines program ensures hospitals have the right tools and resources to save lives and hasten recovery time of patients.
WE continue to be dedicated to implementing a high standard of stroke care for our patients and ensuring they are receiving the most advanced treatment quickly and safely.
OhioHealth associates, physicians, and volunteers have the privilege of providing care to thousands of patients each day. Many of these patients are transported to our twelve emergency departments by dedicated emergency medical services professionals like yourself.
WE believe in you. WE support you. WE value the trust you have placed in us. Thank you for taking care of our patients and the people in your communities.
WE are more than a health system.
WE are a belief system.
Have a safe and happy National EMS Week.
May 15-21, 2016